Zagat Guide picks Sunergos as Louisville’s best stop for coffee

We bet that headline means “fightin’ words” to some who take their coffee and coffee houses personally.

The morning brew is not only a prized pick-me-up, people attach feelings to the coffee house experience—even when their noses are buried in their iPads and they’re not talking to anyone. Continue reading Zagat Guide picks Sunergos as Louisville’s best stop for coffee

Wiltshire to add another foodie Mecca.

From the team that brought you Wiltshire Pantry (one of the top rated catering companies in the state) and Wiltshire on Market (a solid favorite in NuLu’s hot restaurant row) is on the verge of another new venue — a retail bakery and café.

The appropriately named Wiltshire Pantry Bakery and Café will be located at what was most recently Joe Davola’s (901 Barret Avenue), just down the road from the Lynne’s Paradise Café.  Continue reading Wiltshire to add another foodie Mecca.

The Comfy Cow is moooving on to franchising

Looks like The Comfy Cow ice cream and dessert company could soon add a new item to its menu: franchise opportunities.

The three-unit concept has been a hit since opening in 2009, and along the way it has attracted the attention of at least one well-heeled restaurant veteran who sees its potential as a regional, and potentially national, concept. Continue reading The Comfy Cow is moooving on to franchising

Q&A: Chef John Plymale of Porcini

Chef John Plymale has been with Porcini since before its 1992 opening. Twenty-plus years later, the restaurant seems like an extension of the chef himself.

A thoughtful and affable guy, Plymale sat down for a conversation before the ritual of a nightly staff meal, which he cited as one factor in the staff’s dedication and longevity. “We can take fifteen minutes out of our crazy day,” Plymale says, “and sit down together and eat and talk and have that bond.” Continue reading Q&A: Chef John Plymale of Porcini

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